On Oct. 17, Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national cannabis marketplace, bringing the marijuana black market into a regulated, taxed system after nearly a century of pot prohibition.
There are well-paying jobs in the medical marijuana industry in the 29 states where it is legal, plus Washington DC. These jobs have qualifications and recruiters. Here are the estimated salaries for jobs in cultivation and production.
NIDA's Dr. Marilyn Huestis discusses new research, which used the most sophisticated driving simulator of its kind to mirror real-life situations. Results showed that marijuana use impairs one measure of driving performance.
A Pierce County Sheriff's deputy followed his nose to a huge pot bust on Wednesday. After conversations with residents and catching a strong whiff of marijuana while driving near the 3800 block of Christensen Muck Road between Graham and Eatonville, the deputy decided to do some digging. He found 2,800 plants.
With marijuana legalization expected to be implemented later this year in Canada, it could have significant implications for the U.S. border. It could mean longer wait times and more questioning about cannabis.
Brian Burnett, co-owner of Creative Harvest Solutions, explains how the company's marijuana harvesting device works. Burnett says the Diamond Edge Dry Trimmer will cut production time for local growers and processors.
Alcohol, but not marijuana, seems to have a longterm effect on a user's brain structure, according to a study from researchers at University of Colorado Boulder that was published in the journal Addiction.
Under a pilot program, South Carolina is allowing farmers to grow up to 20 acres of industrial hemp, one of a handful of states that allow the crop. Though related, it's different from recreational marijuana. How well do you know your cannabis?